During Covid I was laid off, I took a job in compliance/ legal in house. However, I really am having trouble stomaching the pay cut. Anyway to get back to law firms?

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You might have to go back a class year but for sure people do this all the time. Just start applying to firms

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What year are you? What state?

Yes, especially during the current insane lateral market. I’m hearing about firms taking Canadian and Australian lawyers because they’re so desperate right now. You just need to apply.

I think I’d rather go down the U.S. totem pole, than resort to LLM attorneys. Maybe I’m wrong.

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